Sankt Gallen Brewery, located in Atsugi, West Kanagawa, has been brewing beers since 2001. They have an online store, which is cheaper than buying their beers from stores. Sankt Gallen Brewery were also the first brewery to make a stout using coffee beans that had been excreted by elephant. Called “うん、この黒” or “un, kono kuro”, which translates into “Yes, this is black” or “Poo, black”, even though it went on sale 1st April 2013, it was not an April Fool’s joke.
Sankt Gallen Brewery’s main line up:
- Sankt Gallen Golden ale – An American style pale ale;
- Sankt Gallen Amber ale – An American style amber ale;
- Sankt Gallen Brown porter – A brown porter style beer;
- Sankt Gallen Pale ale – An American style pale ale.
Sankt Gallen Brewery’s special range:
- Sankt Gallen Yokohama XPA – An extra pale ale;
- Sankt Gallen Kokuto Sweet Stout – A stout made using black sugar from Okinawa;
- Sankt Gallen Sweet Vanilla Stout – A stout with lashings of vanilla;
- Sankt Gallen Shonan Gold (Sweet Orange ale) – A fruit beer made using local oranges;
- Sankt Gallen Apple Cinnamon Ale – Winter only beer made using Nagano apples;
- Sankt Gallen Pineapple Ale – Another fruit beer made using whole pineapples;
- Sankt Gallen El Diablo – a 10% barley wine that is released annually around the middle of November;
- Sankt Gallen El Angel – a 10% wheat wine that is released annually around the middle of November;
- Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout – Award winning chocolate stout brewed yearly for Valentine’s day;
- Sankt Gallen Orange Chocolate Stout – A sweet stout infused with orange peel.
- Sankt Gallen Smoked Chocolate Stout – A smoked stout with chocolate malts.
- Sankt Gallen Sakura – a 5% spring seasonal spiced / fruit beer that uses locally sourced sakura, or cherry blossoms, in the fermentation process.
- Sankt Gallen Kansha no Name Gold / Kogane – a 5% American pale ale that is brewed for Fathers’ day, and comes in 1.8L sake-sized bottles too.
- Sankt Gallen Kansha no Name Black / Kuro – a 5% stout that is brewed for Fathers’ day, and comes in 1.8L sake-sized bottles too.
- Sankt Gallen Kitakamakura no Megumi – a 5% amber ale that is brewed “to show off the hardness of Kamakura’s water”
Sankt Gallen Brewery Information
Address: サンクトガーレン(有) 〒243-0807 厚木市金田１１３７−１
Website – Japanese only: http://www.sanktgallenbrewery.com
Shop – Japanese only: http://www.sanktgallenbrewery.com/online-shop/